Stanley Van der Ziel


Student Life Officer

Cuchulainn and the Cricketers: Sporting Codes

Stanley Van der Ziel June 11, 2023

Something momentous took place during last week’s Orientations programme for our Arcadia summer students in Dublin – something I did not ever expect to see, let alone participate in. For some time now, one of the highlights of Arcadia Ireland’s orientation… More

Spring 2023 – Semester Highlights

Stanley Van der Ziel April 20, 2023

One of the funny things about working in education is that you are constantly looking back and wrapping up. For teachers the start of each school year is the beginning of a whole new life – making roughly the same journey you had made the year before… More

Exam Time – What to Expect

Stanley Van der Ziel April 18, 2023

It is that time of year again. As the days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, many people are tenuously beginning to bring out their summer wardrobes and to look forward to the summer holidays. For students, however, the time around Easter… More

Ireland and Black History Month

Stanley Van der Ziel February 27, 2023

Before February draws to a close, I wanted to share some of my thoughts about Black History Month and its significance in contemporary Ireland. In Ireland, our observance of Black History Month and our relationship to and understanding of the concept… More

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